This is the PESA Executive Board that will serve you for 2013-2014. Please feel free to contact any of the executive board members with any questions.

Past PresidentIda Dilwood, Director of Disability Services and University Testing Center, X3653

Ida received her B.A high distinction and her Masters of Public Administration from UCCS. In 2007, Ida was appointed as Director of Disability Services. She has served on numerous committees including Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee (EPAC), Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC), Inclusive Campus Action Team (ICAT), Staff Luncheon Committee, Parking Committee and other ad hoc committees as needed. In 2006 she served as treasurer on the UCCS Staff Council Executive Board. She has served as Member at Large on the UCCS Professional Expect (PESA) Executive Board from 2008-2010. In 2008, Ida took on more duties as the Director of the University Testing Center. Ida is also a long standing and active member of the Colorado/Wyoming Consortium of Disability Services in Higher Education. In July 2009 she assumed duties to be treasurer for this organization. Ida was local co-chair for Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) international conference in July 2010.




President -Rhea Taylor, Business Manager for Planning, Design and Construction  X3505.

Rhea has worked at UCCS for eleven years.  She started out in the University Center at the Help Desk, supervising students. She was then promoted to the College of Engineering, Computer Science Department, where she worked as the Office Manager for four years.  Rhea was then assigned the additional responsibility of managing the grant funding for the Engineering College before moving into her current position in Facilities Services, as the Business Manager in 2007. Rhea currently manages the necessary contracts and budgets for all construction and remodel work on the UCCS Campus. Prior to her career with UCCS, she worked for the Department of Corrections for eight years, six of them as a correctional officer at a medium security prison. She received my bachelor’s degree from CSU-Pueblo in Psychology and her master’s degree in Public Administration from UCCS in 2011.





 President Elect: Nan Cornella , Customer Service Specialist, University Center X4220

Nan Cornella has worked at UCCS for 2 years.  She began her career at the University managing the Information Desk located in the University Center and supervising the student staff.  Nan provides administrative support to both the Director and Exec. Director of the UC.   Along with being a UCCS Booster Club member, Nan has volunteered as a mentor in the M.O.S.A.I.C. office and also sits on the Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee.







 Secretary/Treasurer: Sabrina Wienholtz , Asstistant Director -Student Life & Leadership, Campus Life X3632

Sabrina Wienholtz serves as the Assistant Director for Student Life and Leadership at UCCS.  She oversees budget and finance operations for Student Life, Student Government, and all student clubs and organizations.  Formerly a member of the classified staff group, Sabrina served as a classified representative to the University Budget Advisory Committee in 2010 and 2011.  A member of PESA since fall of 2011, Sabrina currently serves as PESA representative to the Auxiliary Services Advisory Committee.  Sabrina is also an avid league bowler and would love to organize an all staff bowling tournament if there is interest.





 Member at Large: Ali Eickholt,  Executive Assistant for the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Faculty Development, x 3057

Ali has been at UCCS since February 2012 and is the Executive Assistant for the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Faculty Development.  She also provides administrative support for the Office of Sponsored Programs.  Prior to coming to UCCS, she worked at a non-profit organization that provides services to adults with developmental disabilities serving a dual role training staff and guiding compliance activities.  Also, Ali loves books and has both a B.A. and M.A. in English to prove it.








 Member at Large: Cynthia Norton,  Hazardous Materials Management Specialist, Police Operations X 3212

Cindy is part of the Environmental, Health and Safety group on campus.  Her area of expertise is in hazardous materials management and occupational safety.  She holds a BS in business and an MBA in safety management both from the University of Arizona.  Prior to joining UCCS, as a military spouse Cindy has moved around living in New Hampshire, Germany and Florida.  Being a military spouse has required that Cindy utilize both her business education and safety education depending upon the job market where they were stationed.  With that in mind, Cindy has worked as an account/marketing specialist, business manager for a high school, club manager for an AF Officer’s club, environmental consultant and plant safety engineer.  She is also highly involved in leadership positions within her local church.  Most importantly she is a mom and wife.